Accounts Assistant

Reed Accountancy
16 May 2018
19 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
I am working with a established company who are looking for a Accounts Assistant on a fixed term basis for 6 months.

Key responsibilities
Management Accounts
• Assist in the preparation of the Monthly/Quarterly/Year-end Management accounts packs to include P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash flow, Cost Centre analysis and forecasts within a target of 5 working days, which comply with best accounting practise
• Prepare the reconciliations of specific balance Sheet control accounts as authorized on a monthly basis, investigating all discrepancies as they arise
• Responsible for specific cost accruals and prepayments and analysis to support review
• Responsible for the Accounting of Specific Utility & property costs to include accruals, & prepayments. Responsibility for posting journals, updating Forecast and Budget, reconciliation of the related control account and providing variance analysis to the Finance Manager and forecasting manager to support costs monthly
• Producing adhoc schedules for Monthly Management accounts pack

Sales Reporting
• Joint responsibility for daily and weekly Sales reporting to the business at large
• Responsibility for Uploading Stores forecast onto Sales system and Telephone text
• Being in a position to investigate any queries relating to Sales report submissions

Commercial Management Information
• The efficient and timely reporting of management information including the provision of daily and weekly sales data to internal users.
• Assist in the provision of variance analysis for cost center between actual, forecast, budget and prior year.
• Assist in the provision of commercial financial support to all areas of the business as requested.
• Production of any additional management information as requested

Assist with
• Collating KPI’S on a monthly basis
• Project work
• Support the Management Accountant responsible for Fixed Assets
• Assist with the maintenance of all necessary Fixed Asset documentation in an agreed filing system.
• Assist with the posting of Monthly Depreciation charges
• Assist with the systematic Fixed Asset audit as required
• Assist with Preparing all Fixed Asset and Capex schedules for the month end pack
• Assist with reconciling the Fixed Asset register to the balance sheet on a monthly basis

• Assist in Preparation of annual P11d’s
• Assist in Preparation of PSA settlement agreement, analysis and query resolution, through liaison with task manager
• Assist with Analysis for the preparation of VAT and Intrastat returns

Candidate Specification

• Minimum of 1-2 years experience within a Finance/Accounts team
• Must have knowledge of accruals, prepayments and posting journals
• Must know the difference between accruals and prepayments
• Studying AAT
• Excellent Excel skills
• Able to priorities and work towards deadlines
• Professional manner and appearance
• Willing to travel & stay overnight occasionally

If you fit the above criteria please apply now.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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